• Lawmakers from Virginia offer thoughts, support after shooting at GOP baseball practice
Lawmakers from Virginia offer thoughts, support after shooting at GOP baseball practice

From what I understand they both were shot. - Senator Tim Kaine (@timkaine) June 14, 2017Prayers for Steve Scalise & others injured. "These guys were heroes and without them everybody would have been killed", the Senator said. "So if he would have advanced on the rest of us, there would have been no chance", Paul said of the shooter. "If Scal...

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  • Sen. Paul: 'The Field Was Basically A Killing Field'
Sen. Paul: 'The Field Was Basically A Killing Field'

Praying for Steve Scalise and all hurt in the outrageous attack this morning in Alexandria. "We are deeply saddened by this tragedy", Mr. Trump said. The Massachusetts State House will have increased security presence following the shooting in Virginia on Wednesday morning. Republican Senator Mo Brooks said there were a number of congressmen an...

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  • No longer NBA champions, Cavaliers are now chasing Warriors
No longer NBA champions, Cavaliers are now chasing Warriors

You know what? Had Durant come to Boston - and had Isaiah Thomas not popped his hip carrying around the rest of the starting five on many postseason nights - I think the Celtics overcome the Cavs and advance to play the Warriors. Not to mention a healthy one after his 2016 injuries. In Game 3, the Cavaliers showed why they were the Eastern Conf...

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  • Rep. Steve Scalise among those shot at Virginia park
Rep. Steve Scalise among those shot at Virginia park

The Capitol Police were present in a suburban parked outside of the field's fence at practices because they travel with Scalise . It also appeared that one of the tires of Scalise's security detail auto was shot. Mr Flake said he took his phone and called Mr Scalise's wife after he had been shot. "He started doing what you need to do to try to mini...

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  • GOP rep: Before shooting, man asked whether we were Dems or GOP
GOP rep: Before shooting, man asked whether we were Dems or GOP

Congressman Steve Scalise of Louisiana, the Republican House Majority Whip, was hit and badly injured , but "will fully recover", President Donald Trump said in a Tweet. Rep. A man asked whether Republicans or Democrats were on the field moments before the shooting at a congressional baseball practice outside Washington Wednesday morning, accord...

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  • House Majority Whip Steve Scalise shot in Virginia
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise shot in Virginia

Mr Scalise (51), a representative for Louisiana , is the third-ranking Republican in Congress. Mr Flake said he took his phone and called Mr Scalise's wife after he had been shot. Brooks described chaotic scenes after Scalise was shot. He said he saw Scalise "shot but moving, trying to drag himself out of the dirt into the outfield".

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  • Sessions calls allegations of collusion with Russia appalling
Sessions calls allegations of collusion with Russia appalling

Mueller III. He vowed to defend his honor "against scurrilous and false allegations". In his dramatic appearance before former colleagues, Mr Sessions also contradicted a contention made by former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey at a hearing before the same panel last week.

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  • Deputies seize meth-laced lollipops worth $1 million
Deputies seize meth-laced lollipops worth $1 million

Harris County deputies say Evonne Mick and David Salinas had taken drugs from the home and had stuffed their trunk so full, it didn't close. "It appears the candy was meant to be distributed among children and/or sold to juveniles", The sheriff's department posted on Facebook.

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  • Twins Tuesday Pregame: Molitor on Mariners, Gimenez on Relief Appearances
Twins Tuesday Pregame: Molitor on Mariners, Gimenez on Relief Appearances

The last team to record 28 or more hits was the Rangers when they utterly demolished the Orioles 30-3 on August 22, 2007. "I'm really excited he threw the ball much better and kind of got his rhythm going out there on the mound", manager Scott Servais said.

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  • Manhunt for 2 Inmates Who Allegedly Murdered Officers
Manhunt for 2 Inmates Who Allegedly Murdered Officers

The Georgia Department of Corrections identified the guards as Christopher Monica and Curtis Billue , both officers at Baldwin State Prison . Two Georgia Department of Corrections (DOC) inmates killed two Baldwin State Prison Corrections officers and escaped early Tuesday morning in Putnam County, and one of the inmates has ties to El...

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  • CONSIDER THIS: Fly the American Flag
CONSIDER THIS: Fly the American Flag

However, it was not designated as National Flag Day until August 3rd, 1949, when an Act of Congress designated June 14th of each year as National Flag Day. The flag should be displayed daily and on all holidays, weather permitting, on or near the main administration buildings of all public institutions, including schools and polling places on elect...

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  • Authorities: Officer-involved shooting at a New Hampshire liquor store
Authorities: Officer-involved shooting at a New Hampshire liquor store

A 36-year-old Portsmouth man wanted for allegedly stealing a neighbor's pickup at gunpoint died yesterday after state police fatally shot him at a New Hampshire State Liquor Store near the MA border. Their names are being withheld pending each officer's formal interview. At the time of the incident, 15 customers, three vendors and eight employees...

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  • DPRK-detained American returns home in coma
DPRK-detained American returns home in coma

But it noted that the State Department is continuing "to have discussions" with North Korea about the release of other American citizens who are jailed there. Warmbier was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in March 2016 for subversion. PotCoin , a cryptocurrency that is sponsoring Rodman's trip, didn't give an explicit reason for its sponsor...

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  • Dem: We need to investigate whether Lynch gave cover to Clinton campaign
Dem: We need to investigate whether Lynch gave cover to Clinton campaign

According to the articles, Trump was apparently referring to congressional testimony by fired FBI director James Comey , who said Lynch directed him to refer to the FBI probe of Clinton's server as "a matter" rather than an investigation.

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  • Forecast: A chance of showers and thunderstorms through most of the week
Forecast: A chance of showers and thunderstorms through most of the week

Monday will be mostly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Rain chances all week are between 30 and 50 percent each day . Mostly cloudy , with a high near 81. Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm.

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  • Senators Accuse Sessions Of 'Stonewalling' On Russia Inquiry
Senators Accuse Sessions Of 'Stonewalling' On Russia Inquiry

He said he never met with , or had conversations with, Russians about election interference. "Further, I have no knowledge of any such conversations by anyone connected with the Trump campaign ". Democrat Senator Dianne Feinstein asked Sessions . In March he acknowledged he met twice previous year with Russia's ambassador to Washington ,...

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  • Secret Service says it does not have any White House tapes
Secret Service says it does not have any White House tapes

The move to focus on leaks comes as the Russian Federation investigation proceeds on multiple tracks - one investigation conducted by special counsel Robert Mueller , and others being led by Capitol Hill committees including the Senate intelligence panel that heard from Comey last week.

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  • Trump calls Comey memo leaks 'cowardly!'
Trump calls Comey memo leaks 'cowardly!'

Comey had laid bare on Capitol Hill months of distrust of the president, bluntly asserting that Trump had fired him to interfere with the probe of Russia's ties to the Trump campaign. "I hardly know the man", Trump said. "Totally illegal? Very 'cowardly!' ". "I'll tell you about it over a very short period of time ", Trump told repor...

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  • Tower block blaze: What we know
Tower block blaze: What we know

One person could be seen looking out of a section of the building, just below a burn-out floor, with a piece of clothing dangling from the window frame. There are fears that the building may collapse, with an area around the building cordoned off. London Fire Brigade said the cause of the fire was still being investigated, but several residents...

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  • Melania Trump, son Barron move into White House
Melania Trump, son Barron move into White House

Melania has arrived at the White House armed with a toothbrush, a romantic photo with her hubby (the picture of her slapping his hand away on the tarmac, which she said she thought was a mosquito because it was so small) and a rollaway ladder "in case of an emergency".

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  • US Attorney General Sessions calls notion he colluded with Russian Federation 'detestable lie'
US Attorney General Sessions calls notion he colluded with Russian Federation 'detestable lie'

Members of the Senate intelligence committee are expressing confusion over why Attorney General Jeff Sessions will not disclose his conversations with the president. Sessions said he never spoke to Comey about his job performance before he was sacked. Collins focused on Sessions' original reasons for recommending Comey's firing - that he...

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  • Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden Has Heated Exchange With US Attorney General
Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden Has Heated Exchange With US Attorney General

Sessions had previously recused himself from the FBI's probe into alleged collusion between Donald Trump and Russian Federation. He denied recusing himself from the investigation because of the meetings with the ambassadors, and said that he didn't hold a meeting a third meeting with a Russian ambassador, offering only, "I may have had...

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  • Vaping may be just as harmful as smoking
Vaping may be just as harmful as smoking

They found that the potential DNA damage from e-cigarettes increased with the number of puffs, and speculate that this damage is a result of the many chemical additives added to e-cigarettes and present in the vapours. The amount of DNA damage caused by vaping depends on how much vapour is inhaled, what other additives are used, and whether nicot...

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  • United States forces attacked in Afghanistan
United States forces attacked in Afghanistan

They said the militant commander was inside the house as two missiles hit the property. Ezadyar was one of several people killed a day earlier when police clashed with protesters demanding better security in the capital. Residents said three more people, including a boy, were injured in the attack. That number would be reduced by half at the end ...

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  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he was never briefed on Russian Federation probe
Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he was never briefed on Russian Federation probe

Be sure to bookmark this page, as AL.com will be bringing you live updates of the hearing. Asked about media reports that he had met with Kislyak on a third occasion at a Washington hotel previous year, Sessions testified that did not remember meeting or having a conversation with the ambassador at the event.

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  • Bill Cosby jury wants police testimony read back
Bill Cosby jury wants police testimony read back

Question 2. 9 a.m Tuesday . Cosby's lawyer has said the two were lovers sharing a consensual sexual encounter. The criminal case against Cosby partly stems from the accuser's related civil lawsuit a decade ago. "She's on the phone with lawyers before she told her mom anything", he said, his voice rising regularly in agitation. Constand eithe...

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  • Preliminary Hearing Begins In The Death Of Timothy Piazza
Preliminary Hearing Begins In The Death Of Timothy Piazza

The lighthearted behavior continued after the hearing as the defendants and their families gathered, the Piazzas' lawyer, Tom Kline said. Meanwhile, Piazza was dying, suffering from head injuries and internal bleeding. Parks Miller said by showing the video - combined with testimony from Scicchitano - the state seeks to show fraternity members had ...

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  • Ohio man identified as suspect in killings of 5 in 2 cities
Ohio man identified as suspect in killings of 5 in 2 cities

Police say a mother and her two adult daughters found dead at a home in OH may have died the day before a family friend found their bodies . Police ruled out murder-suicide early in the investigation. Maier stated he did not think the three women who Brinkman allegedly killed had known or heard of the Johns. The news channel contacted t...

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  • North Korean drone took pictures of THAAD battery
North Korean drone took pictures of THAAD battery

Any flare-up in the long-running dispute over "comfort women" could complicate efforts by Seoul , Tokyo and their ally Washington to cope with North Korea , which has been ramping up weapons tests since past year in defiance of global sanctions.

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  • Donald Trump Ducks Answering If There Are Recordings with Comey
Donald Trump Ducks Answering If There Are Recordings with Comey

A reporter who cheekily called James Comey's father to chat about his son's testimony was shocked when the former FBI Director himself answered the phone. Ahead of the hearing, Comey described his mounting discomfort in the weeks leading up to his dismissal as Trump pulled him aside in person and phoned to press him on the investigation.

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  • Students not involved in altering pro-Trump photos
Students not involved in altering pro-Trump photos

Dyer calls the allegations of yearbook censoring "troubling". The district also is probing why a Trump quote submitted by the freshman class president wasn't included under her photo while a quote by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt appeared under the senior class president's photo.

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  • Comey boosted case for obstruction charges against Trump: legal experts
Comey boosted case for obstruction charges against Trump: legal experts

But the president's son also appeared to corroborate Comey's depiction of an Oval Office meeting in which Trump asked the then-director to call off the investigation into Flynn's links to Russian Federation and Turkey, an interaction Comey noted in a personal memo.

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  • Woman says Cosby accuser hatched plan to sue
Woman says Cosby accuser hatched plan to sue

In one, they asked for a re-read of the portion of the deposition that Cosby gave more than a decade ago that focused on his relationship with Constand since meeting her in 2002 through the night of the alleged incident. During their full day of deliberations Tuesday , the jury grappled with nettlesome unresolved questions at the heart of the sexu...

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  • Amid diplomatic contact, North Korea frees American student
Amid diplomatic contact, North Korea frees American student

Tillerson said the State Department continues to discuss the issue of the three Americans with North Korea . Instead, the administration credited the release to its diplomatic intervention. North Korea accuses Washington and South Korea of sending spies to overthrow its government. In the past, North Korea has generally quickly releas...

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  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies on Russian Federation probe, Comey firing
Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies on Russian Federation probe, Comey firing

Sessions recused himself on March 2 after reports emerged that he had twice met with the Russian ambassador to the US, Sergey Kislyak, during the election, contradicting his statements under oath in his Senate confirmation hearing that he did not have contacts with Russians during the campaign.

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